The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cognos over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within IBM Cognos.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cognos
Rank - 52 38
Contract jobs citing Cognos 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - 0.43% 0.87%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.86% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate - £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £69.07 £55.00 £17.48
% change year-on-year
+25.58% +214.73%
Cognos
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Vendors Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
219 232 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 46.79% 49.89% 49.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 146 96
Average daily rate £371 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £220 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 13
Average hourly rate £31.25 £15.25 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.91% -33.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £13.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

Cognos
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cognos Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Cognos
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cognos across the West Sussex region.

Cognos Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Cognos
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cognos across the West Sussex region.

Cognos Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Cognos
Top 21 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing Cognos also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cognos.

1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) IBM
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (83.33%) Server Building
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 1 (16.67%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (16.67%) Cognos Transformer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Mart
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) OLAP
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence

Cognos
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing Cognos also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cognos. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (83.33%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Cognos Transformer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Mart
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) OLAP
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) DBA
1 5 (83.33%) Production DBA
1 5 (83.33%) Senior DBA
1 5 (83.33%) Senior SQL DBA
1 5 (83.33%) Senior SQL Server DBA
1 5 (83.33%) SQL DBA
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server DBA
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Production DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Server Building
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) IBM
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft